Item: Halifax North Memorial Public Library presents “Darkness & Light: Graphic Novel Camp”. This day-long camp will introduce local and international graphic novel artists to participants. 10:30 a.m.: Mike Holmes; 1 p.m.: panel with Kate Beaton, Rebecca Kraatz and Faith Erin Hicks; 2:45 p.m.: Kyle Baker. March 27.

Item: George Elliot Clarke reviews HC Anderson’s King and a weird new GN translat4d from the Italian, Dino Buzzati’s Poem Strip.

Item: Jeet Heer imagines Conrad Black as Tubby from Little Lulu.

Item: New Brunswick man was a nerd, now vindicated by writing a short article about the history of manga for his local paper.

Item: OCAD prof comments on U.S. manga obscenity case.

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